“The Job Hop” – no, it’s not the latest dance craze, but it is the latest generational sensation sweeping the nation. In today’s ever-changing job market, staying in one place for more than a few years is considered a rarity; long gone are the days of 30 years with a company, pension plans, and a […]Read more "Job Hopping – Things to Consider Before Taking the Leap"
Today’s post is going to tackle a variety of money myths that I’ve heard over the years, and especially the ones with a tricky answer. If you’ve ever wondered how often is too often to check your credit score, or whether to close an old account you aren’t using, you can find the answers below […]Read more "Money Myths – BUSTED"
Congratulations! You got a tax refund – the government ever so kindly returned some of your hard earned money to you! How nice of them to hold on to it for you all year, waiting for the right time to give you back what you so generously lent them… wait a minute… If you’re pausing […]Read more "The Tax Refund Magic Show"
What you don’t know can’t hurt you – FALSE. What you don’t know will almost certainly come back to bite you, especially when it comes to money. I’m ok with the finer points of astrophysics remaining mystery, but as far as finances go the more you know, the better. What I wish I’d known earlier […]Read more "Saving for Retirement – The Basics"
Weddings are expensive. This is not new information. Every millennial has heard horror stories about the debt their peers have gone into to afford that picture perfect, Pinterest-inspired dream wedding. In many ways I was your typical bride-to-be, picturing dresses and flowers and venues, but my husband-to-be and I had always been very adamant that […]Read more "How I Threw a Wedding for 100+ People for under $10k"
Like many young people, I knew relatively little about my credit score until one day, it mattered. Whether buying a car or a house, all of a sudden this magic number became incredibly important overnight, and while most of you know that a credit score reflects how responsible you are at paying your bills, there […]Read more "Improve your Credit Score (without paying a dime)"
This is a story about how I didn’t know I had a credit card for 4 years. Yes, you read that right, and no, I’m not kidding. I’ve shared this story with a select few people up until this point and thought what better way to start off my blogging career than with an admission of […]Read more "Credit 101"